Upcoming Events

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Cleveland Auto Show

February 23, 2018 - March 4, 2018
11AM to 9PM[Mon - Thu] 11AM to 10PM[Fri - Sat] 11AM to 8PM[Sun]
I-X Center
Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Auto Show will take place February 23rd – March 4th at the IX Center. Drive Electric Northeast Ohio (DENEO) will have a booth with a Fiat 500e and, with any luck, a 2018 Nissan Leaf. Volunteers for the group will be helping staff the display as much as possible. Admission ranges from free to $13 for adults. Learn more here: https://www.clevelandautoshow.com/


Greater Milwaukee Auto Show

February 24, 2018 - March 4, 2018
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Wisconsin Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Clean Cities will debut The Electric Room at the 2018 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show Feb. 24 – March 1, representing the first all-electric vehicle display in the show’s history! The Electric Room will feature the latest in electric and hybrid vehicles and charging stations. Interested in volunteering? Contact Courtney Long at (414) 221-4487 or courtney.long@wicleancities.org to register to volunteer. Free admission on the day(s) you volunteer.


Plug-In Electric Vehicle Event

March 1, 2018 - March 1, 2018
6 - 8 p.m.
The Electric Room at the Milwaukee Auto Show
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Join us for a plug-in electric vehicle event! EV owners & enthusiasts are invited to join us Thursday, March 1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in The Electric Room at the Milwaukee Auto Show. Jukka Kukkonen of the Minnesota PEV Owners’s Circle will serve as tour facilitator & will lead attendees on tours of the PEVs on display in The Electric Room and throughout the Greater Milwaukee Auto Show. Admission is free but pre-registration is required.


2018 Twin Cities Auto Show

March 10, 2018 - March 18, 2018
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plug in to cleaner air: The Clean Air Choice team will work with partners hosting the Electric Room at the Twin Cities Auto Show, an event that draws thousands to the Minneapolis Convention Center every year.


Columbus Auto Show

March 15, 2018 - March 18, 2018
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio

Drive Electric Columbus (DEC) is partnering with Smart Columbus to do a Smart City Electric Ride and Drive at the Columbus Auto Show. This show is located at the Greater Columbus Convention Center from March 15th – 18th. We couldn’t be more excited as this will be the largest Drive Electric Ohio Auto Show event, with 10+ cars to test drive and 3-4 for display. You can find this area the ride and drive section, to the left about ¾ of the way back. Both DEC and the Smart Columbus ride and drive team will be there to answer any questions you may have! Admission is only $10.00 at the box office, $8.00 online, to learn more about what Smart Columbus is doing and take a test drive of multiple electric vehicles. You can find more here: http://columbusautoshow.com/


Minnesota Plug-In Vehicle Owners’ Circle Meeting at the Twin Cities Auto Show

March 16, 2018
6 PM to 9 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnesota Plug-In Vehicle Owners’ Circle (MNPEVOC) provides a forum for Minnesota electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid owners to connect, share their experiences and learn more about plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) related topics. The group meets every second month in various locations. The meeting topics and discussions focus on factory manufactured PEVs and related infrastructure.


Drive Electric Now!

March 20, 2018 - March 20, 2018
7:30-8:30 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church
Fairlawn , Ohio

Electric automobiles are technologically superior to conventional cars and greatly reduce dependence on fossil fuels. Within a decade or two we will all be driving them. But can we wait that long, given the accelerating pattern of climate change, and if not, what can we do to speed up the transition? A representative from “Drive Electric Ohio,” the new organization promoting electric vehicles now, will describe their activites and plans. Is the future now? Join us for a discussion of this critical issue.


Clean Energy Resource Teams Conference

March 28, 2018 - March 29, 2018
St. Cloud Rivers Edge Convention Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota

The CERTs Conference will be an exploration and celebration of successful energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, and a coming together of those working to create a clean energy future in their communities and beyond.


Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration

April 21, 2018 - April 21, 2018
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Central
Porter County Expo Center
Valparaiso, Indiana


Earth Day Ride and Drive

April 22, 2018 - April 22, 2018
12:00 PM
4:00 PM
Columbus, Ohio

The Electric Vehicle (EV) Ride & Drive at Genoa Park will be hosted by Clean Fuels Ohio. The EV Ride & Drive is part of a larger effort coordinated by Clean Fuels Ohio, and their Drive Electric Ohio initiative, for the Midwest EVOLVE – Electric Vehicle Opportunities: Learning, eVents, Experience project. More details to come!


MACOG Annual Partners for Clean Air Awards Luncheon

April 25, 2018 - April 25, 2018
Matterhorn Conference Center
Elkhart, Indiana

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2018 Green Drives Conference and Expo

May 17, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Northern Illinois University Naperville Conference Center
Naperville, Illinois

The Lake Michigan Clean Cities Consortium is hosting its 7th annual Green Drive$ Conference and Expo. This is one of the largest green-transportation conferences in the Midwest. Speakers from automakers, commercial and government fleets will address topics covering advanced-vehicle technologies and alternative fuels, and advanced fuels/electric-vehicle infrastructure. Save the date and stay tuned for more details.